Daily Archives: September 25, 2015

SOF for sale: The Canadian Forces and the challenge of privatized security

[Translate] SOF for sale: The Canadian Forces and the challenge of privatized security National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces www.forces.gc.ca U.S. Air Force Photo 030131-O-9999J-007 by Tech. Sgt. Michael Featherston A special forces tactical air control party training in … Continue reading

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Pushing the Limits of the US Warrior Ethos: Understanding the Extensive Use of Private Military Companies in Iraq

[Translate] Pushing the Limits of the US Warrior Ethos: Understanding the Extensive Use of Private Military Companies in Iraq

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Effectiveness and efficiencies of private military corporations

[Translate] Effectiveness and efficiencies of private military corporations

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Saudi Arabia/Yemen/Somalia: Captured Saudi Soldier: Sudanese, Somalian Mercenaries Receive $200 Monthly Salary to Fight in Yemen

[Translate] Saudi Arabia/Yemen/Somalia: Captured Saudi Soldier: Sudanese, Somalian Mercenaries Receive $200 Monthly Salary to Fight in Yemen Asia News Monitor [Bangkok] 10 Sep 2015. The Yemeni sources noted that high death toll of the foreign troops was the result of … Continue reading

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Collective unconscionable: how psychologists, the most liberal of professionals, abetted bush’s torture policy

[Translate] Collective unconscionable: how psychologists, the most liberal of professionals, abetted bush’s torture policy Publication Information Author(s): Arthur Levine Source: Washington Monthly. 39.1 (January-February 2007): p23. Document Type: Article Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2007 Washington Monthly Company http://www.washingtonmonthly.com/ Full Text: At around … Continue reading

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Privatized prisons more prone to riots, mismanagement

[Translate] Column: Privatized prisons more prone to riots, mismanagement By Cooper Temple | Published 3 hours ago Whether through law troubles involving the infamous Sheriff Joe Arpaio or profiling laws that garner national attention, Arizona has consistently remained controversial when … Continue reading

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Government rejects bill to introduce private military contractors in Russia

[Translate] Government rejects bill to introduce private military contractors in Russia – report Published time: 23 Sep, 2015 10:41 © Alexandr Kryazhev / RIA Novosti The Russian cabinet has rejected a bill regulating the work of private military companies because … Continue reading

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Private firms spy a market in spotting space junk

[Translate] Private firms spy a market in spotting space junk As satellites proliferate, defence contractors are starting to supplement government tracking of orbital debris. Ilima Loomis 23 September 2015 Wailea, Hawaii John De Mello/Alamy Stock Photo Observatories such as this … Continue reading

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